Hypermnesia definition

hīpərm-nēzhə
Exceptionally exact or vivid memory, especially as associated with certain mental illnesses.
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Abnormally sharp memory or vivid recall, seen in certain mental disorders.
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Exceptionally exact or vivid memory.
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(psychology) An elevated level of memory recall.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hypermnesia
Plural:
hypermnesias

Origin of hypermnesia

  • hyper– (a)mnesia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From hyper- and the root mnesia relating to memory.

    From Wiktionary